[Mageia-discuss] Printcap question
Renaud (Ron) Olgiati
renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Sat Oct 20 00:36:05 CEST 2012
On Tuesday 16 Oct 2012 14:08 my mailbox was graced by a message from Renaud
(Ron) Olgiati who wrote:
> I have been looking into adding a "Print to fax" entry in my printing
> system, using fax and efax.
> The man page for efax tells me how to create the virtual printer by adding
> a line in /etc/printcap.
> But the first lines in printcap read:
> # This file was automatically generated by cupsd(8) from the
> # /etc/cups/printers.conf file. All changes to this file
> # will be lost.
> How do I get around this ?
According to the CUPS list,
lpadmin -p efax -L machine -D fax -E -v efax:/dev/ttyXX -m efax.ppd
will do it.
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